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Jae Ho Cho Wins the 2018 Asian Championship Featured

Jae Ho Cho of Korea has won the 2018 Asian Federation Championship. The event held in Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam saw an all Korean podium in the final rounds on April 8. Seen above (L to R): Jung-Han Heo (2nd), Jae-Ho Cho (1st) Haeng-Jik Kim (sharing 3rd) and Sung-Won Choi (sharing 3rd.)


New York Tournament To Boast Largest Cash Payout in History! Featured

The six best players in the world and six wild card players are set to face off in the world's most lucrative three cushion tournament ever. Twelve top players in three cushion will meet each other in New York August 5-11, 2018 to battle it out for a total of $608,000 in prize money. The winner will receive $150,000 - the single largest payout ever to a winner of a 3-cushion billiards event. The name of the tournament is The McCreery 3C Champion of Champions. The location is in New York (at a private estate of the tournament's billionaire benefactor.) The organization is in the hands of UMB in cooperation with the organizers. Broadcast will be provided by Kozoom.


South Korea Repeats as World Team Champions Featured

The team from South Korea has for the second year in a row won the World Team Championship held in Viersen Germany February 22-25. With sharp play by former individual world champion Sung Won Choi (who was also on the 2017 winning team) the Koreans won their final match over the surprise Austrian team who took silver. Bronze honors went jointly to Turkey and Denmark.


Andreas Efler's Roller Coaster Ride: From Worst Loss to Champion! Featured

Andreas Efler had the most incredible week of his life - reaching both highs and lows in a roller coaster ride of emotion. The Austrian player was first treated by Dick Jaspers to an unbelievable punishment in a 40-0 defeat in only 4 innings. Dick Jasper's broke the world's record while Andy scored zero left to watc it all happen from his chair. But with grit and determination Efler soon got his revenge. In the Austrian Championship that followed, Efler became Austrian champion for the sixth time, while equalizing the record best run in his country: 17.


Dick Jaspers Smashes World Record Scoring 40 in 4 Innings! Featured

Dick Jaspers of the Netherlands has achieved an incredible milestone in his career, setting a new world record for a single match to 40 points. Playing in Germany on Sunday January 21, 2018, Jaspers met Andreas Efler In a game played in the Bundesliga team competition. The Dutch billiard player scored the 40 caroms in just 4 innings to average an unbelievable 10.00!

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